EWR Meeting with North Beds Parish Councillors

EWR are making decisions that impact lives, homes and livelihoods on the basis of non-statutory consultations.

Mike Barlow, BFARe

19 Oct, 2021

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Please write letters to your Bedford councillors demanding they rescind their support for the destructive Northern Route E through Bedford! The next council meeting is JUNE 2nd – and we URGENTLY need your voice heard. Our BFARe letter writing guidance can be found here:

You will find the e-mail address of your Councillors here:

And if you are unsure which ward you are in, use this link:


Please send your e-mail to your councillors no later than Wednesday, May 26th for maximum impact prior to the Council meeting. Any questions? Get in touch with us at For an example e-mail – please see this letter from one of our campaigners….(do not copy this e-mail – please write your own!).…/?

Bedford Borough Council Public Meeting – East West Rail – May 13, 2021

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Bedford Borough Council Public Meeting – East West Rail – May 12, 2021

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ITV News East Anglia News Bulletin on How the Northern Route will Affect Bedford’s Poets Area and Lead to Residents Losing their Homes

Brickhill Parish Council Meeting 1st April 2021

Meeting of BFARe with Jon Shortland, Chief Planning Officer of Bedford Borough Council on 10th March 2021.
Meeting of BFARe with Will Gallagher, Chief Strategy Officer of East West Rail on 10th March 2021.

Bedford Borough Council Full Council Meeting – 24.02.2021

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Brickhill Parish Council Extra-ordinary Meeting on 25th Feb 2021 to discuss EWR
BPC meeting on 4th March 2021 where the vote was taken to overturn the Parish’s support for Route E

Zoom Meeting on 17th February 2021 to raise residents concerns
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